Kiddy Copter - A Family Affair


23-02-2022 • 28 mins

Charles Helmholdt of Grand Rapids, Michigan designed and built a Kiddy Copter, based on the Bell 47 helicopter from the M.A.S.H TV series. In this episode of Make:cast, we talk about the how and why to build this ride for kids. What does stand out is that Charles likes to build things and he does it with and for his family. Kiddy Copter first appeared in Make: V76 in a Made on Earth article written by Mike Senese.

A companion article to this video is available at: It has links to video version, a transcript and a 100-page documentation of the Kiddy Copter build by Charles Helmholdt.

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